big? Try this smaller image: NGC6559
small? Try this larger image: NGC6559
Takahashi FS-152 f/8 fluorite refractor at f/6.
II German Equatorial Mount
Barbara Instrument Group ST-8E NABG CCD camera (1530 x 1020 pixels, 9 x 9mm, monochromatic, 16 bit, 13.8 x 9.2mm array)
color filter wheel with IR-blocking red, green and blue dichroic filters
Friday June 22, 2001
Mt. Pinos, CA
Approx. 8300', OAT +44F
RGB (25:25:70 minutes). 60 minutes of Ha exposures were taken but were not
used in the final composition.
exposures were 5 minutes each.
is to the right.
object lies 1.5 degrees east of the Lagoon Nebula, M8.
compact red feature at the left edge of the image is the magnitude 16.0
planetary nebula PK 6-2.1.